After the Screening Round, an announcement of teams advancing to the Investment Round is sent via email. Is the distribution plan clearly defined and reasonable?
Management team Does this management team have the skills required to execute the plan? Screening Round The Screening Round takes place online, and is the first major hurdle for students participating in the Business Plan Competition.
Is the business model viable, well-articulated, and reasonable? Are the assumptions realistic?
Does the team demonstrate the ability to execute on its plan? After all presentations are finished, judges will discuss the merits of each of their four teams and by process of consensus select one or two teams to go on to the Final Round in the afternoon.
Sweet 16 Round and Final Round After honing their presentations in the Coaching Round, each of the sixteen remaining teams is assigned to present to one of four panels of judges. Did the team make a quality presentation? Does the team have an adequate strategy for defending their market position?
What is the quality of the team?
Below are the sponsors of the BPC. Student-driven teams are a plus. Does this team have the experience to lead a new venture? Please also review the submission checklist. This round gives teams the opportunity to practice their presentations in front of a panel of coaches from the local entrepreneurial community.
The judges reach their decisions about team ranking by consensus using the same criteria as the Sweet 16 judges.START-UP NY helps new and expanding businesses through tax-based incentives and innovative academic partnerships. START-UP NY offers new and expanding businesses the opportunity to operate tax-free for 10 years on or near eligible university or college campuses in New York State.
Business Plan Competition for New York-based startup entrepreneurs. Entrants can win $15, to start their business, as well as gain practical insights about starting and growing a business, while using the comprehensive small business resources at NYPL’s Business Library (SIBL).
NYS HS Business Model Competition Winners *First Place Winner $1, – Allerg-Ease. Shaker High School, Latham, NY. An application for the improvement of allergen communication in restaurants. The New York Business Plan Competition is a venture creation and innovation competition that was established in to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship throughout New York’s colleges and universities.
The 10 major regions of New York (Capital Region, Central New York, North Country. The UW Business Plan Competition (BPC), organized by the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, provides a real-world experience for student entrepreneurs, promoting student ideas and new venture creation to the entrepreneurial community.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today encouraged college students across the state to apply for the seventh annual New York Business Plan Competition, an event that has quickly become one of the largest contests of its kind in the nation.Download